27th Annual Ohio Genealogical Society Chapter Management Seminar
Saturday, 18 August 2012
(Sessions are FREE to O.G.S. members AND to O.G.S. Chapter members- $25.00 fee for others)
NO PRE-REGISTRATION is required. Just sign in that day!
At the Calvary Apostolic Church in Ross County, OH
454 Kellar Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601-2935
Location: From U.S. 50 (west of downtown Chillicothe) turn left onto University Drive (follow the signs to Ohio University. Chillicothe Campus). Go straight past the University (road changes to Kellar Road).
The church is on the right about 1½ blocks past the University. Free parking is available at the church.
If lost call Kenny Burck on his cell phone at 513-260-0238.
Fifteen rooms are being held by OGS at the Comfort Inn, 20 N. Plaza Blvd., Chillicothe, OH 45601 located at the Bridge St. exit of U.S. 35 near the intersection of U.S. 23. Look for the Comfort Inn sign. The rates for 2 double-bed rooms for up to 4 people are $84.95 plus tax. Reservations must be made by 23 July 2012 for the Comfort Inn. Call 1-740-775-3500. (Tell them it is for the OGS event.) There are two smoking rooms and 13 non-smoking rooms being held.
The Ross County Genealogical Society Library, 444 Douglas Avenue, Chillicothe, OH 45601 will be open on Friday, 17 August from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or later if patrons want to stay. Directions - From the Comfort Inn Motel go south on N. Bridge Street to East Main (U.S. 50) - Turn left and go about 8 blocks - Then turn right on Douglas Avenue - Go about 5½ blocks and the Library is on the right.
Host Chapter: Ross County Chapter of O.G.S.
Schedule of Events
|9:00 - 9:30||Registration (complimentary doughnuts and beverages available)|
|9:30 - 9:40||Opening Session
Sunda Anderson Peters, OGS President
Kenny R. Burck, OGS Chapter Management Seminar Chair
|9:45 - 10:45||Session #1
A - “Lineage Applications - Compiling Yours/Reviewing For Your Chapter” - Margaret Cheney
B - “Lost in the 20th Century? - Finding Ways to Provide Access to Your Chapter’s Book and Manuscript Collections” - Thomas Stephen Neel
C - “Preserving Chapter Records and Publications” - Diane VanSkiver Gagel
|11:00 - 12:00||Session #2
D - “Attracting New Members for Your Chapter” - Deborah Lichtner Deal
E - “Deciding What to Publish and How to Get it Done” - Kay Ballantyne Hudson
F - “Whose Materials Are They? Keeping Ownership of Your Chapter’s Possessions” - Bvenitta J. Williams
|12:00 - 12:45||LUNCH - Bring your own lunch or fast food restaurants are located within a short driving distance.|
|1:00 - 2:15||Session #3
G - “Working With the County Courthouse on Projects that Benefit Your Chapter & Its Members” - Janet Ackley
H - “Keeping Your Members “In The Know” Through a Chapter Blog” - Kathy Reed
I - “Updating Your Chapter Bylaws and Standing Rules: It Can Be a Real Future Problem Solver” - Margaret Cheney
|2:30 - 3:30||“Meet the OGS President: Your Chapter Relationship with OGS, the OGS Library & Other OGS Issues” - President Sunda Anderson Peters and members of the OGS Board
Your chance to bring up any genealogy subject or concerns!
Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawing (you must be present to win) Kenny R. Burck, O.G.S. Chapter Management Seminar Chair